Stop Engaging Your Donors. Do This Instead!

Go to any advancement, development, or fundraising conference today and you are sure to see it.  Peruse any blog, article, webinar, or workshop and you are certain to read and hear about it. Donor Engagement. As a professional, you are told to do more “donor engagement.”  Better “donor engagement,” so the advice guarantees, will lead…

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Giving The Gift

We are now entering the most generous time of the year. The bulk of charitable gifts that will be given in 2018 will be given during the next 31 days. As you are working with donors to help them act with generosity, let me encourage you to re-frame your role in your own mind.

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Board Members as Solicitors

Even though Board members are among your most convincing, influential solicitors, why are so many of them reluctant to ask others to give? And what can you do about it?

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Bright Light Donors

I have to remind myself that philanthropic support wears many different faces, just as beauty appears in very different ways.

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2018 CASE Award Winners

Gonser Gerber is pleased to congratulate our clients who are being recognized by the 2018 CASE Educational Fundraising Awards – Alvernia University, Columbus State University and St. Xavier High School.

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